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    Arthur Koestler noted

    Does this "noted" refer to "to make particular mention of in a writing" or "give attention to"?

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    Re: Arthur Koestler noted

    Of the two, which do you think makes more sense? By the way, you can probably find more useful definitions here.
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    Re: Arthur Koestler noted

    I think it's "to make particular mention of something." If I am wrong, please let me know.
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    Re: Arthur Koestler noted

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    I think it's "to make particular mention of something.
    Well, that's the less wrong of the two definitions you noted.

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